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Man Found Hanging From Tree Off Lake Shore Drive

By Emma G. Gallegos in News on Nov 16, 2015 3:42PM

Some fields at Lake Shore Drive near Foster Avenue (Google Maps)

Updated: Nov. 17 at 11:00 a.m.: The man has been identified by authorities.

A man was found hanging from a tree Monday morning in a field off Lake Shore Drive this morning, police say.

The person was discovered around 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of North Lake Shore Drive near Foster Avenue, the Sun-Times reports.

Police are treating the man's death as an apparent suicide.

If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide: do not leave the person alone, remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt, and call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.